Yomeddine: Q&A with director Abu Bakr Shawky and Liesbeth Mieras from the Leprosy Foundation

Yomeddine

Language: Engels

Journalist Alwin Helmink speaks with director Abu Bakr Shawky and doctor Liesbeth Mieras about the film. The director will speak about the process of making the film and how he found the first time actors that play the lead roles. He will also explain how he came to think of a film about leprosy and social outcasts while making a short documentary about a leper colony some years ago. Doctor Liesbeth Mieras will share her view of the film and talk about her 20-year experience working with leprosy and the effect of social exclusion the disease can cause.